Laurence E. Bensignor is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. and EagleBank, a $3.4 billion community bank headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, with 18 branches in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Mr. Bensignor serves as the company�s chief legal officer and is also responsible for Eagle Insurance Services, EagleBank Investment Advisory Services and Eagle Commercial Ventures. Before joining Eagle in 2010, Mr. Bensignor was a principal of CastleGate Partners, LLC, a real estate investment firm, and formerly served for ten years as the fulltime Trustee of the Van Metre Family Trusts, the principal owner of a multifaceted real estate development, homebuilding and investment organization in Northern Virginia. From 1993-1998, Mr. Bensignor was a partner in Arter & Hadden, LLP, resident in its Washington, D.C. office, where he chaired the Real Estate Practice Group. Previously he was a partner (and formerly an associate) at Melrod, Redman & Gartlan, P.C., Washington, D.C., where he concentrated his practice in real estate and corporate transactions. Mr. Bensignor received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island magna cum laude and his Juris Doctor degree from The George Washington University National Law Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
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